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Lycodon chrysoprateros OTA & ROSS, 1994

IUCN Red List - Lycodon chrysoprateros - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesRoss' Wolf Snake 
SynonymLycodon chrysoprateros OTA & ROSS 1994
Lycodon chrysoprateros — WALLACH et al. 2014: 393 
DistributionPhilippines (Dalupiri Island)

Type locality: east side of Dalupiri Island (19°05'N, 121°15'E), Babuyan Island Group. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: PNM 2045, an adult female; on 18 March 1990 by barrio residents, preserved by R. I. Crombie. Paratypes. USNM 319287, 319289, CAS 188164, adult females, and USNM 319288, an adult male, same locality data as holotype; collected on 18-20 March 1990 by barrio residents. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe species epithet chrysoprateros derives from the Greek words chrys meaning gold and prater meaning trader, in recognition of the encouragement and support for our work in the Philippines given by our dear friend, H. G.Jarecki, former chairman of Mocatta Metals Corporation. 
References
  • Gaulke, M. 2002. A new species of Lycodon from Panay Island, Philippines (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae). Spixiana 25 (1): 85-92 - get paper here
  • Lanza,B. 1999. A new species of Lycodon from the Philippines, with a key to the genus (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Tropical Zoology 12: 89-104 - get paper here
  • Ota H. Ross C A. 1994. Four new species of Lycodon (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the northern Philippines. Copeia 1994 (1): 159-174. - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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